Book Features

29 April 2022

Seven things about my new book The Girl Before Me, by Laura Wolfe

To celebrate the release of her new novel, The Girl Before Me, we asked the author Laura Wolfe to tell us all about what we should expect! Here's what she had ...
14 April 2022

Which books came out today?: 14th April 2022

Today (14th April 2022) we have a number of books to delight readers from authors Rachel Hancox, Georgina Skull, Laure Van Rensburg and Michael J Malone. Each author has written ...

5 April 2022

First Contact Day: Six books which focus on aliens, UFOs, and the unknown

First Contact Day celebrates the fictional event from the Star Trek series, in which the Vulcans first made contact with humans on April 5th, 2063. Despite this being a franchise-based ...
4 April 2022

Seven things you need to know before you visit Berlin, by Catherine Hokin

To celebrate the release of her new novel, The Pilot's Girl, we asked author Catherine Hokin to write us an exclusive piece all about the place in which the book ...
25 March 2022

How writing my memoir helped me to overcome my family's horrific past, by Anne-Christine Witzgall

My memoir, Freeing Rapunzel: Finding Peace After Trauma in a Divided Homeland, is the story of abuse within a household that echoed what my home nation, Germany, had inflicted on ...
24 March 2022

Author Genevieve Jenner: How depression inspired the love of cooking behind my new book

When I was 21, I experienced an incredible depressive episode. I wasn’t new to depression. I have what amounts to a 99 year lease with depression and anxiety. Thankfully it ...
14 March 2022

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about the setting of my new book, Antiparos, by Jo Lovett

My new book, Just Friends, is set on the small Greek island of Antiparos, in the Cyclades. I was lucky enough to visit the island a few years ago, and ...
22 February 2022

Seven things I've learned about writing, by Sheryl Browne

Bestselling Author, Sheryl Browne, writes taut, twisty psychological thriller. A member of the Crime Writers’ Association and the Romantic Novelists’ Association, Sheryl has several books published and two short stories ...
18 February 2022

Seven things about my new novel The Sapphire Cove, by Sophie Anderson

To celebrate the release of her new book The Sapphire Cove, we asked author Sophie Anderson to let us in on some interesting facts all about the novel! Here's what she ...
14 February 2022

Don't get swindled! Red flags you shouldn't ignore when dating, by author Verity Ellis

No one said dating was easy.  What should be a fun, freeing, and exciting adventure can often feel like a mystifying ocean of ghosting, games, and you guessed it - ...
8 February 2022

Top tips on enjoying your first ski holiday, from Kimberley Kay, author of Ski A to Z

Considering taking a ski holiday for the first time…? Read on for some fabulous advice from skiing expert, Kimberley Kay. She has written (and beautifully illustrated) Ski A to Z ...
5 February 2022

Author Sally Hanan explores her Irish heritage in her debut novel My Heart Went Walking

The first inklings of what became my debut novel were inspired by a photo I saw in an Irish newspaper of a woman staring out a window on O’Connell Street—one ...
1 February 2022

Seven fun facts about Glenda Young's new novel, Murder at the Seaview Hotel

Murder at the Seaview Hotel by bestselling author Glenda Young is a fun, cosy crime set in Scarborough and published by Headline. It stars 12 Elvis impersonators (called Twelvis!) and ...
28 January 2022

Gina Wilkinson: From Afghanistan to Iraq, women's voices are the first casualties of conflict

I’m often asked about the meaning behind the title of my novel, When the Apricots Bloom. Set just prior to the Iraq war, it explores the complicated relationships between an ...
25 January 2022

Seven books we can't wait to read in 2022

While many are excited about the latest big and small screen releases, others are looking forward to what amazing books are coming out in the coming months. This year (2022), ...
25 January 2022

Five things I'd like readers to know about how I write, by Cassondra Windwalker

To celebrate the release of her new novel, Hold My Place, we asked author Cassondra Windwalker to open up for her readers in an exclusive piece for Female First. Here, ...
18 January 2022

Five things you should know about my latest novel, The Widow's Last Secret, by Lora Davies

To celebrate the release of her new novel, The Widow's Last Secret, we asked author Lora Davies to open up about what readers should expect from the book. Here's what ...
14 January 2022

Five things to know before writing a historical novel, by author Genevieve Essig

When I decided to write a historical novel five years ago, as a break from my intense career up to that point as a corporate lawyer, my reasoning was simple: ...
13 January 2022

Seven things I learned about the Nazis when writing my latest novel, by Debbie Rix

To celebrate the release of her new novel, The German Wife, we asked author Debbie Rix to write us an exclusive piece, letting us in on some of the things we ...
12 January 2022

Five things I always get asked as a writer (and some myths debunked), by Anna-Lou Weatherley

To celebrate the release of her new psychological thriller, The Night of the Party, we asked Anna-Lou Weatherley to let us in on some of the most interesting things she ...
10 January 2022

Seven reasons why I love Swindon, by author Joy Kluver

Yes, you did read that heading correctly. Left For Dead, the third book in my DI Bernadette ‘Bernie’ Noel series, has a crime scene set in Swindon. I’ve been to ...
6 January 2022

Four things I learned about creating a home, by author Abbie Greaves

In my novel The Ends of the Earth, which comes out in paperback today (January 6th, 2022), I explore the theme of ‘home’: What truly makes a home, and what can ...
4 January 2022

Adventures In Time: An Interview With Author Ayn O’Reilly Walters

With her debut novel, Between The Trees, Australian-born author Ayn O’Reilly Walters presents a winning combination of historical facts and enthralling fiction for young readers. Drawing upon her fascination with ...
3 December 2021

How to have the best relationship with your dog, by author and pro trainer Niki French

With so many of us getting puppies and dogs during lockdown, we’re now faced with how to manage their behaviour and keep them as calm and contented as possible whilst ...